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settlement worker

noun
1.
a person who works with underprivileged people in a settlement house.
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  • I have known a settlement worker to experience great relief from asthma when living in the slums.

    Psychotherapy James J. Walsh
  • Here is a fertile field for a Christian settlement, but the settlement worker should be a resident of the community.

    Prowling about Panama George A. Miller
  • Below me are two painters and a settlement worker, and next door is a blind Anarchist and a Yiddish poet.

    The Machine Upton Sinclair
  • She was a "settlement worker," she explained to Elzbieta—she lived around on Ashland Avenue.

    The Jungle Upton Sinclair
  • Milly noticed that Hazel Fredericks and the settlement worker kept their heads lowered disapprovingly.

    One Woman's Life Robert Herrick
  • She was not wanted as a settlement worker; and he would be colossally wealthy some day.

    V. V.'s Eyes Henry Sydnor Harrison

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